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Notice the Benefits
of an Active Lifestyle
Reward for Creating An Active Lifestyle is Vibrancy!
area of your life is benefited:
helps lose excess
(increased calories burned
during physical activity, and after exercise (thermogenesis), the
increase in calorie burning muscle (improving metabolism), and better appetite
control), tones and strengthens muscles,
lowers blood pressure, improves circulation which helps prevent heart attacks
and strokes, lowers resting heart rate which helps
protect the heart, raises HDL, lowers triglycerides, helps the body make better
use of insulin, improves lung function, bolsters the immune system, strengthens
bones and joints, makes falls less likely to occur for older people, reduces
risk of back pain, improves endurance, aids digestion, reduces constipation and
colon cancer risk, aids restful sleep, and slows aging.
relaxes and revitalizes, can be a min-vacation from daily routine and worries,
greater resistance to stress, less anxiety and depression, body pride, feeling
of accomplishment and sense of control.
reduces mental and muscular tension, improves concentration, memory, problem
solving and creativity, greater alertness, and increases productivity.
Your quality of life:
opportunities for special time with family or friends, playful fun,
competition with self or others, increases energy, strength and flexibility
for daily tasks which allows greater independence and choices, improves sex
life, enhances appearance. Being fit can give you a sense of power, even
grace, and enjoyment of life. Imagine yourself taking part in life
rather than watching it pass by.
The reward for
physical activity is vibrancy!